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AARP DC Volunteers "Take A Stand" for Social Security

Take A Stand-Strike Force Vols at CNN
The AARP Strike Force consisting of AARP DC volunteers have their signs and 120,000 signed petitions advocating to update Social Security.

Take A Stand, is an AARP non-partisan, national campaign pressing every Presidential candidate to lay out their plan to make Social Security financially sound so future generations get adequate benefits. Social Security needs to be updated for the 21st century so the promise can be kept for future generations. But this issue requires Presidential leadership.

Take A Stand 120,000 Petitions
120,000 signed petitions were taken to CNN and Fox News.

AARP DC volunteers, as a part of the AARP Strike Force, went to CNN and Fox News Washington Bureaus to put more attention on this issue by asking network news anchors to ask the Presidential candidates during national televised debates what is their plan to update Social Security. To bring the point home, the Strike Force took 120,000 signed petitions to CNN and Fox News. Only CNN asked the question during the most recent televised Republican debate.

The work will continue. To keep up with what the Presidential candidates are saying about Social Security, visit:

Volunteer to be an "advocate" with the AARP District of Columbia State Office. Contact: Ivan Lanier at: or call: (202) 434-7715.

See AARP DC volunteers speak out in front of Fox News-Washington, DC Bureau.[/youtube]




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